NEW ORLEANS —U.S. District Judge Lance Africk released controversial videos Tuesday showing gambling and the use of illegal drugs and a gun at the Orleans Parish Prison.
The videos were shown Tuesday as part of the hearings over a consent decree at the jail.
Lil Wayne is offering a literary tour of his prison days.
The million-selling rapper has signed with Grand Central Publishing, a division of Hachette Book Group, for the memoir “Gone Till November.” Hachette announced Thursday that the book will tell of his eight months spent at the Rikers Island complex on a…
An unlicensed cosmetologist was convicted Thursday of criminally negligent homicide for injecting a deadly dose of silicone into a Bronx woman — then sealing her festering wounds with Bounty paper towels and Krazy Glue.
Elsa Then, 58, injected the substance into the rear-end and thighs…
A couple having sex during a ceremony to bring a woman good luck accidentally knocked over a set of voodoo candles, sparking a deadly fire that killed one resident and left dozens of others homeless, sources told the Daily News.
Sources said a woman paid $300 to a voodoo priest who lived… Continue
With Four Loko making its way off shelves, regulators have a new favorite college binge drinking tool to look out for: alcoholic whipped cream.
A source told the Boston Herald that the Massachusetts Alcohol Beverages Commission will be closely monitoring the alcoholic treat, which has been on shelves since April and is becoming increasingly popular, the paper reported on Sunday.
There are two brands of the whipped cream - Canisters of… Continue
“You know what’s interesting? I look at that platform as another place to express yourself in a different way, to entertain. Not necessarily to create a perception of your actual character, but to be entertaining. When other people used it, it was boring because they were… Continue
A Staten Island mom who underwent bosom-boosting surgery got far more than she bargained for - "essentially four breasts," her lawyer claimed Tuesday.
The 2003 augmentation operation and subsequent procedures left Maria Alaimo, now 47, with "double-bubble" deformities that caused "pain...disability, loss of self-esteem, humiliation and embarrassment," according to a lawsuit she filed.
It also contributed to the end of the mother of two's marriage, her lawyer Michael… Continue
A 25-year-old woman was found shot to death in a Bronx apartment late Saturday night - and cops were searching for a young gunman who was fingered by a second victim, police said.
Cops responded to Nelson Ave. in Highbridge a few minutes before midnight Sunday and found Jordan Miles, 17, bleeding from a graze wound to his arm, police said.
Miles led cops to a grisly scene a block over on Woodycrest Ave., where the slain woman was… Continue